Volunteering gives you the power to make a difference to people’s lives around Coventry. Use your skills, experience and passion for local causes to help enrich our community.

It is a fun and fulfilling way to experience our diverse community and its endless opportunities. You will meet new people and make new friends while matching it to your interests and lifestyle.

If you would like to volunteer at a Coventry 4 Good event, please complete our volunteer registration form and send it to the team at  Email: info@coventry4good.org

How will you benefit from volunteering?

  • Gain confidence and self-esteem
  • Feel valued and part of a team
  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Improve your employment prospects
  • Try something new which could lead to a career change
  • Use your professional skills and knowledge to benefit others

Were you born to be a champion? Are you enthusiastic, organised and resourceful?

Coventry 4 Good Champions will help to organise at least one fundraising event in Coventry. Events can range from community fetes, black-tie events or other events of your choice.

Purpose of the role:

  • Inform and promote involvement in Coventry 4 Good in your local community and fundraise for Coventry 4 Good.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Plan and organise a local fundraising event
  • Promote Coventry 4 Good by spreading the word in your community
  • Recruit family, friends and neighbours to become volunteers at your event
  • Coordinate volunteers
  • Sell event tickets
  • Handle donations

Personal attributes:

  • Confident communicator – happy to talk to different people
  • Passionate about making a difference to local people
  • Organised and good at planning
  • Previous experience of fundraising is handy but not essential as training and support will be provided
  • Able to work independently and in public settings

Are you outgoing and friendly and an excellent communicator?

Join our team of Coventry 4 Good Supporters and volunteer at a range of exciting events to suit your interests and availability. Become a valued part of the team volunteering at least 2 hours a month and as regular as you like.
Coventry 4 Good volunteers will have fun while raising funds for local good causes. They will be brightening up local events with show stopping pink t-shirts.
Purpose of the role:
  • Promote and fundraise for Coventry 4 Good in your local community.
  • Possible tasks and responsibilities
  • Promote Coventry 4 Good at events e.g. distribute marketing materials such as leaflets
  • Collect donations in sealed charity buckets
  • Help set up and clear down events
  • Promote events among your friends, family and colleagues
  • Meet and greet participants and spectators
  • Support participants as they take part, such as cheering or handing out refreshments
  • Help with administration and managing the start/finish areas

Personal attributes:

  • Enthusiastic about Coventry 4 Good and helping at events
  • Passionate about making a difference to local people
  • Flexible and willing to volunteer in shops, gyms, clubs and at outdoor events
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Happy to talk to different people
  • Able to work in public settings
  • Confident
These are ongoing roles with expectation that the volunteer will offer regular commitment, but this may be flexible to suit both Coventry 4 Good and the volunteer.  We envisage that this role will require 1 day per month, however this time might be broken down over a few days.
If you would like to get involved, please contact Coventry 4 Good on Tel: 024 7622 0381 Email: info@coventry4good.org

Some of our current opportunities:

Practical painting / decorating - A number of organisations have moved into Coventry Point in Coventry City Centre and are seeking support to redecorate their new premises to make the space their own and to make it feel more welcoming for clients.

Legal / Property advice - An organisation needs legal advice on a premises contract on a building they lease from Coventry City Council.  There are a number of issues they are looking for guidance on including repairs and renewals. 

Refurbishment - A group is moving to new premises in Paynes Lane and needs help to create a safe and welcoming environment for women who are socially isolated, experiencing domestic violence or mental health issues to meet in.

Environmental project support - A group are looking for support to bring their large outdoor garden area back into use.  The garden space has allotments, a greenhouse and a sensory garden area which they are seeking to bring back into use.  The organisation based on the London Road is also seeking support to create a workshop area for their clients in a unit enabling them to gain skills in a range of crafts.

Extending Services - A Community Centre is currently in the process of building an extension to their existing building and has secured funds from WREN Community Grants fund to finance the work but they need additional support with some of the external work and with landscaping.

Bowled Over - A Bowling Club have run successful taster sessions for older people with disabilities and dementia including residents of a neighbouring local care home.  They are looking for support to improve access into their building and onto their bowling greens to enable people with disabilities to enjoy the facilities and the sport. 

If you would like to get involved, please contact Coventry 4 Good on Tel: 024 7622 0381, Email: info@coventry4good.org